dd 24 corona deaths, 1,696 fresh cases

24 corona deaths, 1,696 fresh cases

Published: 22 Oct 2020   

Online Desk

Bangladesh has recorded 24 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths and 1,696 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, said a press release of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday.

A total of 14,958 samples were tested at 110 authorized laboratories across the country during the time, it said.

The recovery count rose to 3,10,532 after another 1,687 patients were discharged from the hospitals during the period.

It said the tally of infections has surged to 3,94,827 with the latest ones.

The first COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the country on March 8.


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